810,000 tonnes of imported fish will annually benefit from massive tariff derogations regardless of their origin, way of production, sustainability of the stock, labour standards or even if the third country has been identified by the EU for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The Council of the EU will ..
This brilliant book is exactly what it is described as on its cover. It should be read, studied and carefully digested by anyone in any way involved with ship design, building, renovation, repair or modification projects. In other words, by anyone doing business with a shipyard irrespective of whether they be naval ..
There has been so much news forthcoming regarding engines and propulsion systems lately that we are spoilt for choice. Probably the biggest topic lately has been emissions and their reduction or elimination. So, short of converting universally to nuclear power or moving to Norway, Sweden, Iceland, New Zealand or Tasmania, ..
In a recent Strategist article on China’s island-building strategy in the Pacific, Steve Raaymakers recycles a number of misapprehensions about a planned Chinese fisheries project on Hao Atoll in French Polynesia. The article suggests that China will leverage an as yet unrealised fisheries project into control of an ..
Like many fishermen, Justin Yager is interested in the responsible harvesting or marine resources. “We don’t need to be fishing the crabs right up into their molt stages,” he said recently. Similarly, he saw the common sense of rebuilding the Gulf shrimper B.J. Thomas when the boat had a serious fire at Newport, ..
Time flies, they say, when you’re having fun: we’re back to fishing and aquaculture already. That is fortunate because so much is happening in the sector at present. After more than two decades of being “dullsville”, the fishing and aquaculture sector is now seeing very frequent exciting developments. Much money is ..
Damen Shipyards Group has completed the extensive rebuild of the research vessel OceanXplorer at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam. The former offshore survey vessel will serve ..
The New Zealand government, through the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), has introduced new requirements for the safe transport of livestock by sea. The new ..